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http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/29/facts_tobacco_products
Tobacco products comprise more than just cigarettes. Learn about the harmful side effects of chewing tobacco, smoking shisha and e-cigarettes.
http://www.healthhub.sg/news/77/public-consultation-on-potential-measures-to-enhance-singapores-tobacco-control-policies
The authorities seek views from the public on measures to effectively discourage Singaporeans from picking up smoking and encourage smokers to kick the habit.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/656/NTCP
This article gives a brief history of the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) and outlines the ives and key strategies of the Programme.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1799/shisha-is-not-smoking-and-other-tobacco-myths
Cigars, e-cigarettes, shishas and “lights”. There are many myths about other tobacco or imitation tobacco products — mainly that they’re safer than traditional cigarettes. Let’s look at them one by one.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/307/kick_tobacco_butt
Local rock band Black Diamond Ninjas leads the way
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/450/environmentaltobaccosmoke
Did you know that smoke from others' lit cigarette is more lethal than other kinds of air pollution?
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/597/questions_smoking
Tobacco use accounts for the deaths of an average of one person every six seconds.
http://www.healthhub.sg/programmes/89/quit-smoking
Tobacco is responsible for half the death of all its users. Besides causing countless diseases and deaths, it also risks the health of those who are exposed to the smoke. Explore the links below to learn how you can start your journey as a non-smoker.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/657/Tobacco and tax
Smoking harms both smokers and non-smokers. Hence, it takes the combined efforts of everyone in the healthcare industry, the workplace and the community to tackle smoking issues. Find out more about the multi-pronged approach used by HPB to help smokers kick the habit and quit smoking and prevent the public from picking up smoking.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1468/clearing-the-air
Why quit smoking? Learn about smoking-related diseases caused by the harmful chemicals in cigarette smoke and motivate yourself with the benefits of quitting smoking.
http://www.healthhub.sg/programmes/153/vaping
There’s a lot about e-cigarettes that many of us are unaware of – what are they exactly, and are they safe? Read on to uncover truths and myths clouding it!
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/2069/lets-get-real-about-vaping
70% of young people surveyed did not realise vaping is harmful and has been linked to at least 60 deaths. Portrayed as cool, youths vape without knowing the dangers. Here’s 8 reasons you shouldn’t give vaping a go.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/615/smoking_habitoraddiction
Most smokers believe they can quit smoking any time they want, yet studies show otherwise. Being addicted to tobacco is easier than you think. Find out how you can beat this addiction.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/909/have-a-minute-talk-to-your-kids-about-smoking
Talking to your children about the dangers of smoking can impact their future decisions, but it needs to be done right.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1278/growing-kid-smoke-free-environment-for-a-healthier-family
Do you know that infants and children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to suffer ear infections, chest infections such as pneumonia and bronchitis, and asthma attacks? Exposure to tobacco smoke is harmful to your child. Stop smoking and create a smoke-free home for a healthier, happy family.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1482/are-e-cigarettes-a-healthier-option
Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products contain toxic chemicals and dangerous heavy metals. They are not healthier alternatives to cigarettes even though they are marketed or advertised as cool and safe.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1337/smoking-increases-your-risk-of-diabetes
Smokers are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than non-smokers[1]. And the more cigarettes you smoke, the more you increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. To reduce the risk, quit smoking.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1218/copd-a-risk-for-all-smokers
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Singapore is underdiagnosed and undertreated. Find out how smoking may actually put you at greater risk.
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/317/everything_shisha
And a few things you probably didn't. But better to know the truth, so you can then decide whether you still want to smoke the stuff, right?
http://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/934/bring-the-gift-of-smoke-free-living-home
You wouldn't put your child in danger by letting him play with fire. So why risk your child’s heath by exposing him or her to secondhand smoke?
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